A road bridge collapsed in Wuxi City, east China’s Jiangsu Province, on Thursday, trapping cars underneath the rubble.
Updated at 7:15 a.m. BJT, Friday
At least three people died and two others were injured in the incident, local authorities confirmed on Friday.
Updated at 10:00 p.m. BJT, Thursday
Local authorities said Thursday that the bridge might have collapsed due to a heavily overloaded truck that had been plying on it.
Updated at 9:10 p.m. BJT, Thursday
Local police said three cars were trapped under the bridge when the incident happened. One of them was an empty parked car.
The incident occurred at a section of the 312 national highway in Wuxi City. Rescue efforts are currently underway.
7:50 p.m. BJT, Thursday
A bridge collapsed in east China’s Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, on Thursday, according to local media.
The incident occurred at around 6:10 p.m. local time. At least two cars were trapped when the bridge fell.
There may be casualties, and rescuers have arrived on the scene, according to reports.